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Ciara Mannion 2018-11-15

It’s that time of year again – when you swear to your mates that you will get out of bed for your 9am lectures, eat less takeaways and start a new fitness routine. While you may adamantly protest you love the college life as you throw on some clothing you just found on your bedroom […]

Lisa Diviney 2018-11-15

Girls and women these days are constantly subjected to expectations of how their body is supposed to look. For most, these expectations are completely unattainable, and yet when we don’t conform to these expectations we feel inadequate. Issues with self esteem and body confidence are some of the major contributors to depression and lack of […]

Ivan Smyth 2018-11-14

Women’s Division One Group C Wednesday 14th November UL v Mary I (UL Grounds, 8pm). The UL team face a must win Women’s Division One Group C clash against arch rivals Mary Immaculate. This division contains four teams: GMIT, Garda College, UL and Mary I. UL suffered defeat in their opening game of the season […]

Clodagh Guerin 2018-11-13

We’re back for another edition of UL’s outfit of the week! This Thursday, we scoured the courtyard for the best outfits and chatted to some seriously stylish students. We’ll be out and about again next Thursday, so make sure to don your glad rags!   Outfit of the Week: Male Edition Ollie is a third-year […]

Ronan Coughlan 2018-11-13

Marcus Horan joined ULFM’s “Beyond The Game” to reflect on a fantastic career with Munster and Ireland, Retirement and life after Rugby As a Munster fan myself, I have incredibly vivid memories of the Thomond Park before the redevelopment and 25’000+ Limerick landmark we know it as today.   For me, it was all about […]

Editor 2018-11-08

Dear Editor,   Let me begin this letter by saying that I am a feminist.   However, I believe that what sets me apart from some is that I am an activist, also.   I invite you to cast your mind back to the Tuesday of the University of Limerick’s Fresher’s Week.   Whilst most […]

Ronan Coughlan 2018-11-08

Saturday October 20th saw the Vikings make a TV appearance, where they put former Springbok and Rugby legend Bryan Habana through his paces on Channel 4’s “The Big Tackle”, ahead of Munster’s Champions Cup win over Gloucester at Thomond Park. A number of Vikings got the opportunity to mix with Rugby World Cup winner, putting […]

Clodagh Guerin 2018-11-07

Yesterday, Aramark handed out flyers to UL students about their link to direct provision   The catering company who run most food outlets on campus were handing out flyers with ‘The Facts’ on campus. An Focal’s front page this month focuses on UL Student Life’s campaign to end direct provision, highlighting Aramark’s contribution to Munster’s […]